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County News

October 26, 2016

Registration remains open for 16th annual Iowa Organic Conference to be held Nov. 13-14 in Iowa City.

October 21, 2016

Highlights of the Integrated Crop Management Conference Nov. 30-Dec. 1 will be guest speakers, multiple sessions each hour and the opportunity to network with others in the agriculture industry.

October 20, 2016

Are you worried about your forgetfulness some days?  Are you worried about your memory or the memory of someone close to you?  Are you experiencing or seeing signs of memory loss and wonder if it is more than “old age”?  Have you ever started to introduce your friend and suddenly couldn’t remember your friend’s name? 

October 20, 2016

The fall season brings with it a lot of yard waste and debris. What should be done with it? Try starting a compost pile, which can then be used to enhance soil, garden and plant growth.

October 20, 2016

The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) has received several questions from southwest Iowa producers about corn mold this harvest season. Based on producer descriptions of black mold or black dust that becomes airborne when the plants are disturbed, common corn smut is the most likely culprit in many of these cases.

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Our Story: Gardening for Food Pantries

Start with an idea: grow fresh produce for donation to food pantries. Mix together ISU Extension and Outreach nutrition education, Master Gardeners and ISU Research and Demonstration Farms. The goal: More than 10,000 pounds of food for Iowans in need.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

October 26, 2016 04:46 PM

Fall brings with it beautiful colors across the state. Most identify trees with those spectacular vistas, but ornamental grasses also...

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